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Decades ago, Woodson was told to stick to watercolors. Now she has her own solo exhibit at the same place she discovered her artistic talents as a young girl.
January 17, 2022At 85, artist Shirley Woodson has no plans to put down her paintbrushNews

Decades ago, Woodson was told to stick to watercolors. Now she has her own solo exhibit at the same place she discovered her artistic talents as a young girl.

Many African creatives are very excited about the growth of NFTs. Some of the reasons are the very same reasons Afrofuturism is gaining traction within the Black creative community since the term was coined in 1993.
January 10, 2022Why Afrofuturism will be the driving force of NFTsNFT

Many African creatives are very excited about the growth of NFTs. Some of the reasons are the very same reasons Afrofuturism is gaining traction within the Black creative community since the term was coined in 1993.

Àsìkò’s art is a self-exploration of his own identity, and he’s graciously allowed us to come along for a ride.
December 14, 2021Artist Spotlight: ÀsìkòArtist Spotlight

Àsìkò’s art is a self-exploration of his own identity, and he’s graciously allowed us to come along for a ride.

Through his mentor, artist and designer Kofi Obuobi learned that there were many African masks hidden in private collections, never to be seen again. To change that and keep the history alive, Obuobi started to recreate these masks as NFTs.
December 7, 2021How one artist reclaims the African masks with his NFTsNFT

Through his mentor, artist and designer Kofi Obuobi learned that there were many African masks hidden in private collections, never to be seen again. To change that and keep the history alive, Obuobi started to recreate these masks as NFTs.

In Africa, art and spirituality have been intrinsically linked for thousands of years. Today, many contemporary African artists have tugged on their ancestral roots in order to create art embedded with spiritual significance, like artists Buhlebezwe Siwani and Sethembile Msezane.
December 6, 2021Channeling the Ancestors: The Spiritual Crossover in Contemporary African ArtArt, Politics & Society

In Africa, art and spirituality have been intrinsically linked for thousands of years. Today, many contemporary African artists have tugged on their ancestral roots in order to create art embedded with spiritual significance, like artists Buhlebezwe Siwani and Sethembile Msezane.

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